Ask Maureen McHugh anything you want about After the Apocalypse

In August, the io9 Book Club read Maureen McHugh's After the Apocalypse. Now McHugh is coming to answer your questions about the book today, Friday, September 7, from 12-1 PM PST. Ask her whatever you want about the book! » 9/06/12 3:59pm 9/06/12 3:59pm

Ask Bas Lansdorp, founder of the Mars One Project, about his plans to…

Bas Lansdorp has big plans for Mars, not to mention the human race. By 2023, the Dutch entrepreneur intends to colonize the Red Planet in the first of a series of one-way human missions. It's all a part of Mars One, a project he founded, and one that he hopes will soon become a "global media spectacle." » 8/09/12 11:49am 8/09/12 11:49am

Ask Saladin Ahmed Anything You Want About Throne of the Crescent Moon

In July, the io9 Book Club read Saladin Ahmed's Throne of the Crescent Moon. Now Ahmed is coming to answer your questions about the book today, July 30, from 11:30-12:30 PST. Ask him whatever you want about the book! » 7/30/12 9:07am 7/30/12 9:07am

Ask Charles Yu what inspired him to be a science fiction writer

Charles Yu is the author of one of the best SF novels of 2011, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, and this week he's published a new book of short stories, Sorry Please Thank You (you can read one of the stories in it for free, here). » 7/24/12 1:30pm 7/24/12 1:30pm

Nick Denton is here to talk about how Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels…

Most people know Nick Denton as the founder of io9's parent company, Gawker Media. Today he's a notorious media entrepreneur, but his inspiration began with science fiction. My first conversation with him was about the Syfy series Battlestar Galactica. Later, he revealed that he'd read Isaac Asimov's celebrated… » 7/17/12 12:00pm 7/17/12 12:00pm

Ask Jo Walton anything you want about Among Others

In June, the io9 Book Club read Jo Walton's Among Others. Now Walton is coming to answer your questions about the book today, June 29. Feel free to ask her questions about her other books, but for the most part we'll focus on Among Others. » 6/28/12 1:47pm 6/28/12 1:47pm